Re: ClassNotFoundException com.mysql.jdbc.Driver
Posted by: Doug Jones
Date: November 26, 2004 02:48PM

Doug Jones wrote:
> HI,
> I have Mysql installed (4.0.20d-win-noinstall),
> from the command prompt I can create a database ,
> alter tables and get results. I downloaded the
> jconnector(3.0.16ga) installed it exactly as it
> specifies. First by putting the directory holding
> the com and org subdirectories in the system
> classpath and my user environment classpath, that
> didn't work, then I put the .jar file the
> installation instructions specify to put in the
> classpath, that didn't work. Then I tried putting
> the jar file in the java_home/jre/lib/ext folder.
> That also didn't work I keep getting ClassNotfound
> exception. I tried "sun.jdbc.odbc.jdbcOdbc.Driver"
> and it worked once but doesn't work now. I get
> noSuitableDriver error.
> PLease help
> Thanks
> Doug

p.s. I get the ClassNotFoundSException when I try to run a simple java program to test the connection with the com.mysql.jdbc.Driver using the Class.forName().newInstance call.

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